About Us

The Marine Technology Society promotes awareness, understanding, and the advancement and application of marine technology.

Incorporated in 1963, the international society brings together businesses, institutions, professionals, academics, and students who are ocean engineers, technologists, policy makers, and educators.

The Society publishes a peer-reviewed journal — The Marine Technology Society Journal. It has three technical divisions and 31 Professional Committees (technical interest groups). The society hosts several conferences yearly. And, it supports 13 Sections, which focus on events and programs unique to their geographic areas, enhancing networking among local colleagues, businesses, universities and government/military offices.

Click here to read a welcome message from MTS President, Zdenka Willis.



Facilitate a broader understanding of the relevance of marine technology to wider global issues by enhancing the dissemination of marine technology information. Promote and improve marine technology and related educational programs. Advance the development of the tools and procedures required to explore, study and further the responsible and sustainable use of the oceans


To be the leading authority and advocate for marine technology and resources while promoting member success and public understanding.

Learn More

Discover more about our society and the important work we are doing in the marine technology community by reviewing the recent “2020 annual report” snapshot. Please visit our membership page to learn more about how MTS can help you.

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